DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(053121)-MCSO MOUNTED PATROL TRAINING & GRADUATION CEREMONY

MIDLAND, TEXAS/MAY 31, 2021-THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HELD A GRADUATION CEREMONY FOR THE RE-ACTIVATED MOUNTED PATROL. THIS DIVISION OF THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE ASSISTS OFFICERS IN A VARIOUS OF SITUATIONS.

(SHERIFF DAVID CRINER, MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

THE MOUNTED PATROL IS A VOLUNTEER PROGRAM MADE UP OF OFFICERS FROM LUBBOCK, MIDLAND PD, ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, TARRANT COUNTY AND FROM THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE. PRIOR TO GRADUATION, RIDERS MUST ATTENDED THE 40 HOUR ACREDITED COURSE THAT CONSISTS OF RIDING, AND ON THE GROUND TRAINING, WORKING WITH THE HORSE ON MOVEMENTS AND OPERATIONS.

(JOHNNY RODRIGUEZ, COMMANDER-MOUNTED PATROL-MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

PRIOR TO GRADUATION, RIDERS MUST PASS A SPECIFIC CIRICULUM SET BY THE TEXAS BASED COMPANY “MOUNTED PATROL INTERNATIONAL, LLC”. THIS COMPANY TRAINS HORSES FOR SALE TO LAW ENFOCEMENT AGENCIES WITH MOUNTED PATROL UNITS IN TEXAS AND ACROSS THE U.S. INSTRUCTION IS DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS A MOUNTED PATROL UNIT, THROUGH BASIC CLASSES AND INSTRUCTOR CLASSES.

(CYNTHIA SPARKS, OWNER-MOUNTED PATROL INTERNATIONAL, LLC.)

AN OFFICER IN A MOUNTED PATROL UNIT DOES HAVE THE PROTECTION OF A PATROL VEHICLE. HOWEVER, OFFICERS ON A MOUNTED PATROL HAVE A BETTER VANTAGE POINT BEING ON A HORSE.

(JERALD SAMS, OWNER-MOUNTER PATROL INTERNATIONAL, LLC.)

SHERIFF DAVID CRINER PRESENTED GRADUATES WITH A SPECIAL BADGE REPRESENTING THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MOUNTED PATROL UNIT.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera